Tag: St. John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival

2023 St. John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival: First-Place Speeches
Education and Academia

2023 St. John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival: First-Place Speeches

We are honored to present the first-place junior and senior division speeches from the 2023 St. John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival held at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Clifton, NJ. The oratorical festival is an annual nationwide youth ministry of the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America that gives students…

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How to Help Your Children Become Active Learners in Their Orthodox Faith
Education and Academia

How to Help Your Children Become Active Learners in Their Orthodox Faith

Teenagers have more activities competing for their attention and time than in any previous generation. Sports teams are expecting year-round commitments along with extra training if the student athletes want to stay competitive with their peers. The pressure to attend the best college possible or secure academic scholarships, means that students are loading up on…

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Those with Ears to Hear
Orthodoxy and Modernity

Those with Ears to Hear

This special youth submission was originally a speech delivered at the 2018 St. John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival hosted by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. The speech was delivered in response to the prompt: “Christ said, “He who has ears to hear, let him hear” (Mark 4:9). The Lord said this with reference to the way we…

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